By Ulrike Mosel, Even Hovdhaugen

Samoan Reference Grammar is the 1st wide grammar of Samoan, by means of variety of audio system the most important Polynesian language. The grammar is split into eighteen chapters which hide phonetics, phonology, and orthography, observe category and morphology, the syntax of varied varieties of words, uncomplicated clause constitution, nominalization, based clauses, coordination, and at last, case marking and grammatical kin. The descriptive framework isn't really tied to a selected linguistic concept, yet relies at the empirical findings of linguistic typology over the last 20 years. The grammar is descriptive within the feel that it takes the Samoan methods of expression because the start line of study and describes the meanings that are encoded via some of the forms of building.

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